Richard Crenna

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Richard Crenna
Birth name Richard Donald Crenna
Born November 30, 1926 in Los Angeles, California, USA
Died January 17, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA from pancreatic cancer
Sometimes credited as Dick Crenna
Notable Roles
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

Richard Crenna was an American actor and director.

Contents

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Our Miss Brooks Walter Denton 1952–1955 1 2 3
The Real McCoys Luke McCoy 1957–1963 1 2 3 4 5 6
Slattery's People James Slattery 1964–1965 1 2
All's Fair Richard C. Barrington 1976–1977 1
It Takes Two (1982) Dr. Sam Quinn 1982–1983 1
Pros and Cons Mitch O'Hannon 1991–1992 1

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
I Love Lucy
(credited as Dick Crenna)
Arthur Morton 1x20 - The Young Fans February 25, 1952
Cheyenne (1955) Curley Galway 2x19 - Hard Bargain May 21, 1957
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Guest Performer 4x24 - Show 90 March 1, 1971
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Guest Performer 5x06 - Show 98 October 18, 1971
Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In Cameo Appearance 5x19 - Show 111 February 14, 1972
Chicago Hope Dr. Martin Rockwell 5x18 - Teacher's Pet March 24, 1999
Judging Amy Jared Duff 1x19 - The Out-of-Towners April 18, 2000
Judging Amy Jared Duff 1x20 - The God Thing May 2, 2000
Judging Amy Jared Duff 1x23 - Blast from the Past May 23, 2000
Judging Amy Jared Duff 2x06 - The Burden of Perspective November 28, 2000
Judging Amy Jared Duff 2x09 - The Undertow January 9, 2001
Judging Amy Jared Duff 2x18 - The Unforgiven April 24, 2001
Judging Amy Jared Duff 2x20 - Grounded May 8, 2001
Judging Amy Jared Duff 3x04 - The Right Thing to Do October 16, 2001
Judging Amy Jared Duff 3x24 - Come Back Soon May 21, 2002
Judging Amy Jared Duff 4x01 - Lost in the System October 1, 2002
Judging Amy Jared Duff 4x07 - Damage Control November 12, 2002
Judging Amy Jared Duff 4x09 - Boys to Men November 26, 2002

Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Rape of Richard Beck Richard Beck May 27, 1985 ABC Monday Night Movie
The Day Reagan Was Shot Ronald Reagan December 9, 2001 Showtime Original Movie

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Series Episode Airdate
The Hollywood Squares (1966) February 16-20, 1970
The Hollywood Squares (1966) January 11-15, 1971
The Hollywood Squares (1966) April 30-May 4, 1973
The Hollywood Squares (1966) July 23-27, 1973
The Hollywood Squares (1966) December 17-21, 1973
The Hollywood Squares (1966) April 8-12, 1974
The Hollywood Squares (1966) September 2-6, 1974
The Hollywood Squares (1966) October 7-11, 1974
The Hollywood Squares (1966) February 24-28, 1975
The Hollywood Squares (1966) July 21-25, 1975
The Hollywood Squares (1966) November 3-7, 1975
The Hollywood Squares (1966) July 26-30, 1976
The Hollywood Squares (1966) August 1-5, 1977
The Hollywood Squares (1966) September 12-16, 1977
The Hollywood Squares (1966) December 12-16, 1977
The Hollywood Squares (1966) June 12-16, 1978
The Hollywood Squares (1966) May 7-11, 1979

Director

Series Episode Airdate Credit
The Andy Griffith Show 4x01 - Opie the Birdman September 30, 1963
The Andy Griffith Show 4x03 - Ernest T. Bass Joins the Army October 14, 1963
The Andy Griffith Show 4x04 - The Sermon for Today October 21, 1963
The Andy Griffith Show 4x09 - A Date for Gomer November 25, 1963
The Andy Griffith Show 4x11 - Citizen's Arrest December 16, 1963
The Andy Griffith Show 4x12 - Opie and His Merry Men December 30, 1963
The Andy Griffith Show 4x13 - Barney and the Cave Rescue January 6, 1964
The Andy Griffith Show 4x14 - Andy and Opie's Pal January 13, 1964
Lou Grant 1x04 - Henhouse October 11, 1977

Awards and Accolades

Primetime Emmy Awards

(1 Win in 4 Nominations)

  • Won: Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Special (1985)
The Rape of Richard Beck